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The call to action for men on the #metoo campaign

Originally posted on Genesisfix's Blog:
She was young, pretty and employed at a growing company dominated by male leadership. Her slight foreign accent gave her an exotic appeal, and her supervisor found the combination too alluring to resist. “What…

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Who Knew?

Originally posted on Scrambled, Not Fried:
Apparently, the Eunoia Review has been around for almost a decade, publishing fine work (both poetry and prose) on a daily basis.  I don’t know how it is that I never heard of them until…

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The Color of….

Originally posted on From the Keyboard:
It is not rose, Much more like snow that coats each velvet petal, or  dims an apple’s blush, the pear’s suggestive charm. Nor is it fire, for each hypnotic flame dispels the notion once…

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When walking is like dancing

A sweet breeze ruffles the leaves, green and red, with golden edges. The window screen is silvered by the sunlight. The clouds languish beyond the rooftops, feeling the warmth, unwilling to move. We climb the stairs, not haltingly, but with … Continue reading

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Listen up….

Originally posted on From the Keyboard:
This may turn out to be one of those posts I’ll delete later. But for now,  please bear with me: I have to rant. A couple of days ago, I received eight…count them, eight…

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Dear fellow teachers (and your students)

Originally posted on lauralanni:
As the next school year looms and I prepare to begin my 21st year standing in front of a lecture hall full of one hundred (or more) eager and engaged students, happily professing about my favorite…

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The journey of a thousand miles…July

Originally posted on nbsmithblog…random digressions and musings:
…starts with a single step. In this pedometer geek’s quest (actually more of a in-solidarity-with challenge through a friend, Cally C of Great Britain) of walking a thousand miles in a year,…

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Bend down, put your head between your legs….

Originally posted on From the Keyboard:
Bomb Drill in NY elementary school I lived this. Many readers will not have. The instruction was ridiculous, designed to lull children into thinking they would be protected if they followed a simple instruction:…

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Writing Sanctuary at Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing

This gallery contains 4 photos.

Originally posted on Brenda Sutton Rose:
The ferry chugged from the mainland toward Martha’s Vineyard. Seduced by a cool breeze and sunlight refracting off the water, I stood on the deck, facing my destination, blurry and indistinct in the distance.…

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Midnight Cha-Cha-Cha and Tabasco

Originally posted on Scribe Doll's Musings:
I am about sixteen.  I wake up in the middle of night.  The sound of distant crunching, faint music and the light spilling into the corridor lure me like the tune of the…

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